State Supreme Court moving quickly to hear challenge to Evers’ mask mandate

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The state Supreme Court is moving quickly to hear a challenge a Waukesha County businessman filed to Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate, setting oral arguments in the case for Nov. 16.
In the 4-3 ruling late yesterday, the court agreed to take original jurisdiction in the suit filed by Jere Fabick that argues Evers exceeded his authority in declaring multiple health emergencies to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The suit argues Evers was only able to declare one public health emergency and then needed the Legislature's approval to extend it beyond a 60-day window.
To date, Evers has decl...

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